Starbucks Manhattan No-Pest Strips: Lawsuit accuses coffee chain of using poisonous pesticide in stores


No-Pest strips that emit poisonous vapor were allegedly used to control fruit flies and other pests at Starbucks stores throughout Manhattan, posing safety risk to workers and customers, two lawsuits claim.  Starbucks dismisses the claims as without merit, saying the lawyers and plaintiffs involved are trying to “incite public fear for their More...

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By SRQPost On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Florence’s Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy: The world’s oldest pharmacy

Just off Florence’s Piazza Santa Maria Novella, where a church of the same name has stood since 1360, sits another cathedral of sorts. It may not look like it from the outside but inside, it’s truly More...

By SRQPost On Monday, May 20th, 2019

Purely Elizabeth recall: Granola and granola bars may contain foreign matter like glass, plastic or rocks

Purely Elizabeth is recalling a range of gluten-free granola sold by major retailers nationwide because they may be contaminated with foreign matter including glass, plastic or rocks. The Boulder, Colorado-based More...

By SRQPost On Monday, May 20th, 2019

Breast Cancer rates can be lower woman’s breast cancer risk according to study by the American Society of Clinical Oncology

A new cancer study made headlines this week as researchers found that a low-fat diet helps reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. The findings of this large, long-term study could have life changing results More...

By SRQPost On Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Half of Americans admit using swimming pool in lieu of shower

With summer right around the corner, Americans are ready to kick off a season of sunshine and swimming. But before you jump into the water, beware: a new report exposes some bad habits that contribute to dirty More...

By SRQPost On Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Alabama abortion law: Gov. Kay Ivey signs near-total abortion ban today – live updates

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey just signed the state’s controversial near-total abortion ban. The new law is the most restrictive anti-abortion measure passed in the United States since Roe v. Wade was decided More...

By SRQPost On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

What is the best state 2019? These are the best — and worst — states in the U.S. as ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Where job-hunters can find the best jobs U.S. News & World Report released its third annual list of the best and worst states in America this More...

By SRQPost On Monday, May 13th, 2019

Elizabeth Warren 2020: Warren highlights plan to fight opioid crisis at event in Kermit, West Virginia

Kermit, W.Va. — “Anyone here know someone who’s been caught in the grips of addiction?” Nearly every hand in a fire station in this tiny West Virginia town shot up in response to the question More...

By SRQPost On Sunday, May 12th, 2019

Battling vaccine misinformation: Teaching parents to trust science

For years Arabella Blume, a mother of three living in Michigan, mistakenly blamed herself for her son’s autism. “I felt like I destroyed him,” she said. “For a long time, I thought that More...

By SRQPost On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Researchers hope new vaccine could improve odds for pancreatic cancer

Last Updated May 10, 2019 8:10 PM EDT Bruce Toma, 69, is making plans for traveling and sprucing up his house. That’s a far cry from the fall of 2017, when he was diagnosed with pancreatic More...